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Approval & Centre Administration

To offer Prospect Qualifications, Customised Courses, or Endorsed Programmes each ‘centre’ needs to go through an approval process.  A centre can  be a school, college, employer, community group, charity, social enterprise, sole trader, or another type of organisation or structure.  

Want to offer a Prospect Award?

You first have to become an approved centre with an approved Qualification, Customised Course or Endorsed Programme. For both centre approval and qualification/customised/endorsed approval you must use our Cloud Based approval service PLAZA.  We only approve centres and courses using our on-line PLAZA. If you have a PLAZA account click HERE and it will open in a new screen.

Not an Approved Centre?

If you wish to make an enquiry about becoming a centre or have made up your mind to become an approved centre please go to our HelpDesk here.   Please complete this enquiry form  and we will contact you and set you up on PLAZA to complete the process of Centre Approval. It will be great to have you on board! By all means,  visit our DownLoad Centre and check out some further information about how things work.  Thanks for dropping by.

Register Learners?

Once you have completed your centre approval and/or course approval, then you will need to register your learners onto that award.  To do this you use the Registration and Certification screens of PLAZA.  

Teach your Course?

Once your learners have completed the teaching, learning, and internal assessment,  you must tell us,  again using PLAZA.  When you tell us that your learners have completed teaching and assessment and you have carried out your Internal Quality Assurance your programme will be subject to External Quality Assurance by Prospect Awards. If you need help with preparing your learning programme, please contact us using the Enquiry Form and we will be happy to help.

External Quality Assurance (EQA)

This is usually but not exclusively some form of external verification for a Prospect Qualification and your own  Customised Courses and an External Quality Assurance Review for your Endorsed Programmes.  Once External Quality Assurance that has been completed successfully you will then be able to claim certification for your learners.

Claim Certification?

Once you have completed the registration, teaching, assessment, internal quality review, and external quality review,  we will, subject to all proceeding checks,  and possibly an additional EQA, issue a certification for the Prospect Qualification, Customised Course or Endorsed Programme.  You may then issue those to your learners.

 

 

Centre Approval

Centre approval looks at the structure of your group/organisation/company and your capacity to offer a Prospect Award Qualification/Course/Programme.  You are asked to confirm certain arrangements to help both you and Prospect Awards ensure the qualify of the teaching and learning and assessment  and verification process.  You will do this online via our PLAZA centre management system.  

To initiate the process of becoming a centre please complete the enquiry form at our HelpDesk and we will be back in contact within 24 hours.  Thanks for reaching out.  

If you have already started the Centre Approval Process you will have been set up with an account on Plaza so please use that system.  You will have received an email with your account details.  If you wish us to resend the account details please use the HelpDesk

Qualification Approval

Once you have become an approved centre you can apply to offer a Prospect Qualification, Customised Course or Endorsed Programme.  You can if you wish and many centres do, apply for Centre and Qualification/Course/Programme approval at the same time.  

Qualification/Course Programme Approval is specific to the Award that you are seeking to make.  This process is managed via PLAZA our centre management system.  To apply for approval for a Prospect Award if you are an approved centre please log into PLAZA here.  If you are not an approved centre and want to become an approved centre or to ask us a question please use our HelpDesk here to make your initial enquiry and we will be back in touch inside 24 hours.  Thanks for contacting us.

Reg & Cert

Are two of the key process involved in securing an award for your learners.  Both of these activities are managed via our On-Line Centre Management System, ‘PLAZA’.  

 

Certification is when we issue certificates for your Qualification/Course/Programme.  This will be subject to a range of internal and external assessment and quality assurance checks.  Once all these have been completed satisfactorily and you have paid the registration and centre fee then we will issue the certificates to be given to your learners.

 

Registration

Registration is the process to enter your learners onto your Qualification, Course or Programme.  This permits us to appoint an External Assessor to support effective assessment in the Award.  This is done via PLAZA

Certification

Certification is when we issue certificates for your Qualification/Course/Programme.  This will be subject to a range of internal and external assessment and quality assurance checks.  Once all these have been completed satisfactorily and you have paid the registration and centre fee then we will issue the certificates to be given to your learners.  This done via our On-Line Centre Management Service PLAZA

Reg & Cert

Are two of the key process involved in securing an award for your learners.  Both of these activities are managed via our On-Line Centre Management System, ‘PLAZA’.  

Registration is the process to enter your learners onto your Qualification, Course or Programme.  This permits us to appoint an External Assessor to support effective assessment in the Award.  It also triggers access to the Plaza screens for that  particular Award.

Certification is when we issue certificates for your Qualification/Course/Programme.  This will be subject to a range of internal and external assessment and quality assurance checks.  Once all these have been completed satisfactorily and you have paid the registration and centre fee then we will issue the certificates to be given to your learners.